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TURBAN

Turban is an English word loosely used to refer to several sorts of ‘Headwear’. As you travel region by region you’ll see varied Turban tying styles. Turbans and Pagries are made of various cloths like Silk, Tissue, Cotton, Khaddar, Brocade etc. Many styles are included in the creation of versatile Safa/Turban. Like they are printed, some of them are embroidered with zari, beads and sequins and this artworks makes the Turban/Safa much more attractive. A Turban is variously called Pagri, Pencha, Sela, or Safa, Patka depending upon its size and style. For example: The Pagaris are usually 52 feet long and 9 inches wide while the Safas are shorter and broader, 30 feet long and 4 feet wide. In addition to adding color to a man’s costume, Turbans plays a more significant role. The Turban denotes a man’s hometown, profession, station in life and other personal details. However those who can afford it, wear . Some different designs and colors depending upon the season, occasion and region takes pride in its own distinctive way of tying a turban. For example:

Types Of Turban:

Wedding/Groom’s Turban:
Safa (Rajasthani Turban):
Pagri (Jaipuri Turban):
Patka (Kids Headwear):
Dastar (Loose Turban):

Here are some different designs and colors depending upon the season and occasion, for example:

Lahariya Turbans (from the Sanskrit word Lahara meaning Wave) worn during the rainy season.

The white and red Turbans called Falguniya are worn in the spring.

Pink, red, and green patterns are worn for Festive events.

Dull colors, such as dark blue, maroon, or khaki are worn during somber events.

The dotted Chunri pattern are worn to signify a birth.

Pichranga(five colours) is famous in Jodhpur and mostly used by Rajputs.

Jari turbans are made by the cloth of Jari and Silk , it is generally worn on formal occasions of Marriage along with Sherwani with heavy beautiful embriodery patterns on them.

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>Rajasthani Turban Styles

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Safa: Rajasthani Turban in generally known as Safa. Safa is ten meters in length and one meter in width but it is not standard because every 12 meters you travel in Rajasthan you will find variations. A Safa is much more than just an item of headgear to protect the wearer from the sun’s heat. A Safa is about 30 feet long and about 4 feet wide. It was traditionally considered an essential part of a man’s clothing, and to appear in public without one was a sign of bad behavior. The color, pattern, and style of tying a Turban vary according to community, and even district. Thus it is said that the dialect of men’s Turbans changes every 12 miles in Rajasthan.